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Battle Metal

Turisas

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
July 26th, 2004
Catalog ID:
77439-2
Label:
Century Media Records
Format:
CD
Reviews:
13 reviews (avg. 82%)
1. Victoriae & Triumphi Dominus 01:27   instrumental
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2. As Torches Rise 04:51   Show lyrics
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3. Battle Metal 04:23   Show lyrics
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4. The Land of Hope and Glory 06:22   Show lyrics
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5. The Messenger 04:42   Show lyrics
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6. One More 06:50   Show lyrics
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7. Midnight Sunrise 08:15   Show lyrics
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8. Among Ancestors 05:16   Show lyrics
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9. Sahti-Waari 02:28   Show lyrics
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10. Prologue for R.R.R. 03:09   Show lyrics
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11. Rex Regi Rebellis 07:10   Show lyrics
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12. Katuman kaiku 02:22   instrumental
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Band members
M.D.G. Nygård Vocals, Recorders, Programming, Percussion
Jussi Wickström Guitars, Bass, Double Bass
Georg Laakso Guitars
Antti Ventola Keyboards, Piano, Organs
Tuomas Lehtonen Drums, Percussion
Guest/Session
Hannu Horma Vocals (backing)
Riku Ylitalo Accordion
Olli Vänskä Violin
Emmanuelle Zoldan Vocals (female)
Miscellaneous staff
Mathias Nygård Producer, Mixing
Terje Refsnes Producer
Ulf Horbelt Mastering
Niklas Sundin Cover art
Ossi Laakso Photography
M.D.G. Nygård Vocals, Recorders, Programming, Percussion
Jussi Wickström Guitars, Bass, Double Bass
Georg Laakso Guitars
Antti Ventola Keyboards, Piano, Organs
Tuomas Lehtonen Drums, Percussion
Hannu Horma Vocals (backing)
Riku Ylitalo Accordion
Olli Vänskä Violin
Emmanuelle Zoldan Vocals (female)
Mathias Nygård Producer, Mixing
Terje Refsnes Producer
Ulf Horbelt Mastering
Niklas Sundin Cover art
Ossi Laakso Photography
Read Blood-stained they strode... 80% Diamhea January 28th, 2014
Read To Battle! 90% wickedjoe November 19th, 2013
Read Throwing Out Rhyme, Reason,... 25% ParabolaX November 30th, 2011
Read Battle Metal 70% ponyovdoom July 2nd, 2011
Read A Finnish party mixture 73% kluseba May 25th, 2011
Read A good sountrack to any... 88% hells_unicorn May 4th, 2011
Read Hakkaa päälle pohjan poika!!! 95% Crushader December 23rd, 2008
Read They Surely Have Won The... 100% Cyconik July 16th, 2008
Read Just a little overdone 80% Sir_General_Flashman February 5th, 2008
Read Lots of potential, but... 80% Tale_of_the_Hellship November 4th, 2005
Read I want a suit of armor!!!! 94% BorknagarCOB March 28th, 2005
Read A folk/viking classic. 100% LifeInAFireBox January 16th, 2005
Read It is victory... or death 88% jaevlasvensk October 3rd, 2004

'Battle Metal' is a re-recorded version of 'The Heart of Turisas' from their first EP. An even earlier version of this track can also be found on their 1999 promo (also titled 'The Heart of Turisas').

2009 U.S. Re-issue with Bonus Tracks:
13. Battle Metal 2008 (Bonus Track)
14. The Messenger [Live at Ruisrock 2008] (Live Bonus Track)
15. One More [Live at Wanaja Festival 2008] (Live Bonus Track)

LP re-released in 2010 by Century Media as a box containing the vinyl, CD and a t-shirt.

"Katuman Kaiku" (track 12) means "The Echo of Lake Katuma" in Finnish. Lake Katumajärvi is located near the city of Hämeenlinna in Southern Finland.

Re-released as a 2CD edition by Century Media in 2012. CD 2:
1. Victoriae & Triumphi Dominus (Live at Ruisrock 2008)
2. As Torches Rise (Live at Ruisrock 2008)
3. To Holmgard and Beyond (Live at Nummirock 2008)
4. One More (Live at Nummirock 2008)
5. In The Court of Jarisleif (Live at Ruisrock 2008)
6. Fields of Gold (Live at Ilosaarirock 2008)
7. The Dnieper Rapids (Live at Nummirock 2008)
8. Rasputin (Live at Ruisrock 2008)
9. Battle Metal (Live at Nummirock 2008)
10. Battle Metal 2008

Recording information:

Recorded from November 2003 - March 2004 at Sound Suite Studio (Marseilles, France) and Steeltrack Studio (Parola, Finland)

Identifiers:

Barcode: 5051099743922

Added by: Stirskog Modified by: Shadechaser
Added on: 2004-06-18 07:32:09 Last modified on: 2016-02-18 14:56:58